NTSB Identification: SEA05LA107.
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Accident occurred Friday, May 27, 2005 in Spokane, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/30/2006
Aircraft: Cessna 150L, registration: N1770Q
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The pilot reported to a Federal Aviation Administration Inspector that the loss of engine power was due to fuel exhaustion. Subsequently, the engine was prepared for a test run. A fuel supply was added and the engine started without difficulty and was run for about three minutes at 1,500 rpm before it was shutdown. No evidence of a mechanical failure or malfunction was found.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The pilot's inadequate in-flight decision by failing to fuel, resulting in fuel exhaustion and the loss of engine power while on approach for landing.

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